Apex

Higher Taxon Solanaceae
Genus Solanum L.
Species Solanum tuberosum L. cv. Apex
Breeder Agent
administration
Data sourceGBR165
Plant material maintained asTuber
Plant health directive EC77/93, requirementsInfected
Country of originNETHERLANDS
Sample statusAdvanced cultivar
Test conditionsNon organic
plant characteristics
MaturityIntermediate
Growth habitSemi erect to erect
Foliage coverModerate
Flower colourRed violet
Flower frequencyOccasional to frequent
BerriesOccasional
Light sprout colourPink
tuber characteristics
Tuber skin colourWhite to yellow
Tuber eye colourYellow
Primary tuber flesh colourYellow
Tuber shapeOval
Tuber eye depthShallow
Tuber skin textureSmooth
utilisation characteristics
Cooking type / 411 Cooked textureFairly firm (multi-purpose type)
Frying colourPale
resistance to fungal diseases
Resistance to late blight on tubers (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Resistance to late blight on foliage (Laboratory test)Low to medium
Wart (Synchytrium endobioticum)Field immune
resistance to bacterial diseases
Resistance to common scab (Streptomyces scabies)Medium
resistance to virus diseases
Resistance to potato virus AVery high
Resistance to potato virus Y (strain not specified)Very high
Resistance to potato leaf roll virusLow to medium
Variety information last modified on 24th of July, 2005